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ICB chair steps down due to health reasons


An integrated care board chair has announced he will step down this spring after an extended period of ill health.


ICB withdraws offer of ‘festive shopping day’ for staff


Staff at a Midlands integrated care board were offered an extra day holiday in December to go “festive shopping”, but the plan was then cancelled because of “escalating pressures”.

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Around 20 trusts ‘still without electric vehicle charging points’


Around 20 trusts have not yet installed any electric vehicle charging points on their sites, HSJ analysis shows.

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Four NHS chiefs awarded birthday honours alongside maternity campaigners


Four NHS chief executives were among those recognised in the King’s Birthday Honours, along with public health leaders and safety campaigners.

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New number one trust CEO revealed


The overarching theme of HSJ’s 2023 ranking of the NHS’s leading provider trust chief executives is one of change. Twenty-four of the names in the top 50 are new when compared to the 2022 list, although some have appeared in the rankings during previous years.

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Trust appoints former COO as CEO


A mental health trust has appointed a new chief executive.


Four in five trusts yet to reach digitisation target


Only one in five trusts has reached the level of digitisation required by 2025 – more than three years after the target was set, tech chiefs have revealed.

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ImPatient: The growth in patient leadership


Patient (or lived experience) leadership involves those affected by life-changing illness, injury or disability becoming equal partners in NHS decision-making. In this new monthly expert briefing, patient leadership champion David Gilbert picks out the most significant developments in a field of increasing relevance to the NHS. 


Safety fears prompt NHS trusts to support troubled independent provider


Five East Midlands trusts are working with the country’s largest independent mental health provider in a bid to improve service quality, amid concerns patient safety would have been put at risk if they had not stepped in.

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Pritchard’s NHSE different in ‘tone, intent and accessibility’, say top CEOs


NHS England chief executive Amanda Pritchard has been praised for transforming the organisation’s relationship with local leaders by the NHS’s most highly regarded chief executives.

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NHS England ‘hasn’t got long’ to develop ‘operating model’ for system working


NHS England and local leaders must urgently develop a coherent ‘operating model’ for the era of integrated care systems or see the reforms fail, leading trust chief executives have told HSJ.

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White men form the minority of HSJ’s Top Chief Executives


A chief executive with less than four years’ experience has been selected as the number one CEO in HSJ’s eighth annual ranking of the service’s top provider trust chiefs


More than 100 trusts bid for ‘massively oversubscribed’ New Hospitals programme


Nearly two thirds of NHS trusts in England have submitted bids to the government’s ‘massively oversubscribed’ hospital building programme, HSJ has learned.

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Trusts struggle with growing backlog of uninvestigated incidents


The backlog of serious clinical incidents that need investigating is building up throughout the NHS, due to the impact of coronavirus and emergency service pressures.

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Trusts to form first-of-its-kind group


Two East Midlands mental health and community trusts have agreed to what HSJ understands is a first-of-its-kind group arrangement.

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HSJ’s most read technology stories of 2020


With 2020 down to its final days, it’s time to take a look back at HSJ’s most read technology stories of the year.

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Clash between NHS England and local NHS plan left covid hotspot without vaccines


One of the areas worst hit by covid-19 is without vaccinations this week because of a clash between local and central plans, and confusion over national booking software which is not yet ready, HSJ has been told.


Three trusts in high risk areas no longer getting covid vaccine this week


Several trusts serving areas with high rates of covid will not be getting any vaccine this week, having been removed from a national list of “hub” sites where the first doses are to be given.

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HSJ Value Awards 2020: IT & Digital Innovation Award


The Flu Bee Game is designed to improve vaccination rates by engaging, educating and encouraging staff to get vaccinated.

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Exclusive: Trust faces national finance inquiry after £46m ‘adjustment’


NHS England has commissioned an investigation into the finances of a major acute trust, after concerns led to an accounting adjustment which added £46m to its deficit, HSJ has learned.